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Stuffed and Starved Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System

Out of Print
By: Raj Patel
352 pages
Publisher: Portobello Books
Stuffed and Starved
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  • Stuffed and Starved ISBN: 9781846270109 Hardback Sep 2007 Out of Print #171066
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Today, in the West, we appear to have the world on our plates, regardless of source or season. But this apparent luxury of choice is only possible because rural communities the world over have had their choices taken away. To understand how our supermarket shopping makes us complicit in denying freedom to the world's poorest, and how we ourselves are poisoned by our choices, we need to think about the way our food comes to us.
Having worked with international policy makers, visited local farming collectives in Brazil and Mexico, investigated the all-powerful distribution networks, and gone behind the scenes in the kitchens of Europe's McDonald's restaurants, Raj Patel is uniquely placed to take a long and wide view of food production and tell the story of commercial greed and helpless hunger that lies behind every meal we eat.

From farm to fork, this is the first book to look at the entire global food chain, revealing the hidden complexities and terrifying simplicities of a planet squeezing itself dry in order to make half its citizens obese and the other half malnourished.

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Out of Print
By: Raj Patel
352 pages
Publisher: Portobello Books
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